Gospel Singers

Gospel Singers are some of the most amazing people, who possess a wonderful talent of conveying their stories to everyone, through delightful musical performances and an incredibly expressive voice. Gospel singing has always fascinated everyone with the way it communicates from one person to other, the themes of love, or peace, or desire to be a better person. It is considered to be a rich musical heritage, a genre of Christian music. Apart from proper breathing and dynamics in this form of singing, it is essential that a story must be told in a way that really captures the listener’s imagination. Sandy Patty, Whitney Houston, David Phelps, Keith Green are some of the astounding performers who have enriched the world with the purity and benevolence of gospel singing. It is about expressing your beliefs and sharing your story with the world in a musical way that brings joy to everyone. In simple words, it can be described as a delightful and uplifting experience for everyone. Gospel singers create a beautiful ambience of simplicity and togetherness, a celebration of respect and attachment among people. This section gives you information about the life and works of various gospel singers from all over the world.

 1 Whitney Houston

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 9, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: February 11, 2012

Amongst the best-selling recording artists of all time and an inspiration to millions of budding artists, Whitney Houston achieved stardom with her eponymous debut album. The success of her later albums consolidated her position and earned her a spot in the Guinness World Records as the most awarded female artist of all time. She struggled with drug abuse and troubled marriage and died of drowning in her hotel's bathtub. 

 2 Mary J. Blige

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Mary J. Blige is a popular singer-songwriter and actress. Having sold 80 million records worldwide, she is one of the best-selling female artists of all time. Referred to as the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary is credited with influencing the fusion of R&B and hip hop. She often gets featured in lists like The 100 Greatest Women in Music.

 3 Sam Cooke

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 22, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: December 11, 1964
The King of Soul Sam Cooke is best remembered for his hits A Change is Gonna Come, You Send Me, and Wonderful World. He began singing gospel as a child and later joined The Soul Stirrers. He was shot and killed by a motel manager in Los Angeles. 

 4 Brenda Lee

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
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 5 Randy Travis

Randy Travis
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Famous As: Country & Gospel Singer
Birthdate: May 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Randy Travis is a country music singer and songwriter. He is widely regarded as an important figure in country music history and his debut studio album Storms of Life played a major role in the neotraditional country movement. Randy Travis has sold more than 25 million records and has several prestigious awards under his belt.

 6 Jeremy Camp

Jeremy Camp
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: January 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 7 Shirley Jones

Shirley Jones
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 31, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 8 MC Hammer

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Famous As: Hip-Hop Artist
Birthdate: March 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
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 9 Alan Jackson

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Famous As: Gospel Musician
Birthdate: October 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Singer and songwriter Alan Jackson is famous for popularizing the “neotraditional country” genre of music that has elements of traditional honky-tonk and mainstream country-pop sounds. Having sold over 75 million records worldwide, he is one of the best-selling music artists of all-time. In 2017, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

 10 Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 11 Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: January 1, 2015

 12 Israel Houghton

Israel Houghton
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
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 13 Vic Mignogna

Vic Mignogna
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 14 Cissy Houston

Cissy Houston
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Famous As: Gospel Singers
Birthdate: September 30, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 15 George Jones

George Jones
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 12, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: April 26, 2013

 16 Della Reese

Della Reese
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: July 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: November 19, 2017

 17 Anita Bryant

Anita Bryant
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 18 Mahalia Jackson

Mahalia Jackson
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Famous As: Singer, Television Personality
Birthdate: October 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: January 27, 1972
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 19 Gloria Jones

Gloria Jones
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: June 9, 2006

 20 Michael W. Smith

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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Musician, Actor, Pianist
Birthdate: October 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 21 Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Sister Rosetta Tharpe
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: October 9, 1973

 22 TobyMac

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Famous As: Hip-hop Artist
Birthdate: October 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 23 Lou Rawls

Lou Rawls
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: January 6, 2006

 24 Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer
Birthdate: May 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
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 25 Dee Dee Warwick

Dee Dee Warwick
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 25, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: October 18, 2008

 26 Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
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 27 Josh Turner

Josh Turner
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 28 Rodney Jerkins

Rodney Jerkins
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Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: July 29, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 29 Nathaniel Rateliff

Nathaniel Rateliff
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 30 Heather Headley

Heather Headley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Trinidadian, American

 31 Kari Jobe

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer
Birthdate: April 6, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 32 Merry Clayton

Merry Clayton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 33 Betty Wright

Betty Wright
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 34 Angie Stone

Angie Stone
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 35 Carlton Pearson

Carlton Pearson
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Famous As: Christian minister
Birthdate: March 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 36 Rich Mullins

Rich Mullins
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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Composer
Birthdate: October 21, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: September 19, 1997

 37 CeCe Winans

CeCe Winans
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Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: October 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 38 Rebecca St. James

Rebecca St. James
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Famous As: Film actor, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Actor, Composer
Birthdate: July 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian

 39 Steven Curtis Chapman

Steven Curtis Chapman
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: November 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 40 Frankie Laine

Frankie Laine
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: February 6, 2007

 41 Deniece Williams

Deniece Williams
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 42 Kelly Price

Kelly Price
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 4, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 43 Musiq Soulchild

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 44 Cleotha Staples

Cleotha Staples
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: February 21, 2013

 45 Maybelle Carter

Maybelle Carter
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: October 23, 1978

 46 Sandi Patty

Sandi Patty
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 47 Darlene Zschech

Darlene Zschech
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Australian

 48 Shirley Caesar

Shirley Caesar
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 49 Roy Acuff

Roy Acuff
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: November 23, 1992

 50 Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: April 14, 2015
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